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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.  The leaders discussed the importance of maintaining unity on sanctions on Russia and Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated Canada’s steadfast support for Ukraine. 

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

On the margins of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Leaders’ Meeting, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s Secretary General

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on an apparent terrorist attack in Manchester, United Kingdom

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on an apparent terrorist attack in Manchester, United Kingdom: “I was devastated when I heard about the innocent victims who were killed or injured at Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 103rd anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident: “More than a century ago today, a great injustice took place when most of the 376 Read More

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Andrea Lyon

Education Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Manitoba Professional Experience Since April 2014Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food 2011 – 2014Associate Deputy Minister of the Environment 2009 – 2011Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Governor of Washington State Jay Inslee

On the margins his participation at the Microsoft CEO Summit, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met today with Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington State. The Prime Minister and the Governor discussed a range of Canada-Washington issues, Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the Eighth Anniversary of the End of the War in Sri Lanka

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the eighth anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka: “Today, we mark the eighth anniversary of the end of the war Read More

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Venezuelan Human Rights Activist Lilian Tintori

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met today with Venezuelan human rights activist Ms. Lilian Tintori in Ottawa to discuss the deteriorating situation in Venezuela.

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Montréal’s 375th anniversary

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montréal: “Three hundred and seventy-five years ago today, French colonists led by Paul de Chomedey, Sieur de Read More

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: “Today marks #IDAHOT – the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

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